IMMAF on the move – progress report from Norway

The International MMA Federation has worked diligently since February 2012 to develop the sport of MMA worldwide. Part of that task is securing safe governance and representation of MMA through the foundation of national federations. Earlier this year the first World Championships in Amateur MMA was announced and will take…

President Amoussou at Peace and Sport Forum

Today marks the first day of the 2013 Forum hosted by Peace and Sport. An international initiative at the service of peace, Peace and Sport intervenes in areas made vulnerable by extreme poverty, recent conflict or lack of social cohesion. In cooperation with international sports federations they promote the practice…

IMMAF on the move – progress report from Ireland

The International MMA Federation has worked diligently since February 2012 to develop the sport of MMA worldwide. Part of that task is securing safe governance and representation of MMA through the foundation of national federations. Earlier this year the first World Championships in Amateur MMA was announced and will take…

Welcome Romania

Another member country joins the IMMAF, this time we send a warm welcome to Romania. Heading up the establishment of a new federation and legal non-profit entity under the Ministry of Youth and Sport is the board of the MMA organization AGON backed by a broad representation of the Romanian…

Italian MMA community united

Last Saturday 21st September, representatives from Italy’s Mixed Martial Arts community gathered together for its first National MMA Summit in Bologna. Representatives from 18 organizations that attended the meeting agreed to join together to form the Italian MMA Federation (ITMMAF) as a national federation and supporting body for the IMMAF.…

Italian MMA history in the making

Today representatives from all over the Italian MMA community gathered at the IMMAF Italian Summit in Bologna to agree on key objectives for the future and lay the foundation of an Italian MMA Federation. Leading the summit was President August Wallén and board member Tom Madsen. The foundation of a…

World championships sanctioned by US Federation

The preparations for the IMMAF world championships in Las Vegas 2014 are going on full steam. IMMAF headquarters are busy chiselling out the practicalities of the tournament meanwhile the member federations prepare for their national try-outs. On the ground in the USA a lot of the work is being done…

Bertrand Amoussou new IMMAF president

The IMMAF has developed rapidly since its foundation in February 2012, and as the task of furthering MMA world-wide progresses the board has made some changes to accommodate for the next steps of development. On October 1st Mr. Bertrand Amoussou will assume the role of President and current President Mr.…

IMMAF at SportAccord Convention

This week the IMMAF is represented at the SportAccord Convention by Bertrand Amoussou, IMMAF Vice President and Erika Mattsson, Director of Communications. SportAccord is the international umbrella organization for both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations as well as organizers of international sporting events. SportAccord Convention is a 6-day gathering…

IMMAF launches world championships

The IMMAF is proud to announce the first World Championships in Amateur MMA to be held early July 2014 in Las Vegas, USA, during the Las Vegas Fight week and in conjunction with the UFC Fan Expo. The International MMA Federation was founded in February 2012 and has since worked diligently…